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Fresh reports of Indian crypto ban are “clickbait,” says local source

The draconian bill introduced by the country’s former finance secretary Subhash Chandra Garg in 2019 to ban cryptocurrencies in India haunts the country’s crypto enthusiasts and entrepreneurs to this day. Reports from Bloomberg and the local news outlet Economic Times about the further development of the bill and the possible introduction of it as law …

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‘PUBG Mobile’ will escape India ban by cutting out Tencent

Adnan Abidi / reuters Last week, India banned another 118 apps with links to China. PUBG Mobile Lite and PUBG Mobile Nordic Map were included in that sweeping ban. Now, PUBG Corporation says it’s looking for ways to bring the apps back to India. The South Korean company was included in the ban because the …

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TikTok vows to fight White House ban with ‘all remedies available’

Justin Sullivan via Getty Images TikTok has issued a statement on the White House’s plan to ban its popular app, saying it was “shocked” by the executive order and that it will respond in court, if necessary. The order, issued yesterday by President Trump, means that TikTok could disappear in the US in 45 days …

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Russia lifts its ban on Telegram

Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Russia will no longer try to block messaging app Telegram after officials conceded it was an important means of sharing critical information, including updates about the COVID-19 pandemic. Telegram CEO Pavel Durov pledged to help combat terrorism and extremism, according to Bloomberg, leading to communications watchdog Roskomnadzor and the General …

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